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An Indonesian policeman stands guard in front of a blast site in the aftermath of the January 14 Jakarta attacks.

Indonesians could be detained for six months under new preventative terror laws

JAKARTA, RADICALISM STUDIES -  Indonesians suspected of plotting to carry out an act of terrorism could be detained for up to six months under...

Bahrumsyah, Alleged IS Leader from Indonesia Appears in Another Propaganda Video

The Indonesian government has yet to block an Islamic State video that was posted online five months ago and features a citizen suspected...

PPP welcomes radicals

United Development Party (PPP) chief Suryadharma Ali said his party welcomes members of groups perceived by the public to be radicals and fanatics...

Indonesia Hunting for Scores of Prisoners a Day After Breakout

JAKARTA—A massive breakout triggered by poor conditions at an Indonesian prison allowed at least 22 convicted terrorists to escape custody, underscoring the persistent...

The challenges of the ever-changing face of terror

The recent drama revolving around the arrest and killing of suspected terrorists in Jakarta, Banten, Bandung, Kebumen, Kendal, Lampung and Batam suggest that Indonesia’s...

For Indonesian Jihadist, Syrian Civil War Beckons

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The young Indonesian was raised in an extremist household and graduated from a boarding school notorious for teaching generations...

Computer Hacker Sentenced to 8 Years for Role in Terror Group

A computer hacker who accessed money from a website and then laundered it to fund terrorist activity in the Central Sulawesi city of...

Indonesia’s Terrorists Appear Weakened

JAKARTA, Indonesia—Evidence found during a deadly police raid against suspected terrorists this week reinforced expert assessments that terror networks remain a weakened force...

Indonesian Terrorism Law Reform Still Faces Opposition

JAKARTA, RADICALISM STUDIES —Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s call for strengthening the country’s national security law could still face resistance in parliament,...

Myanmar’s Rifts Make Waves in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia—Indonesian police increased security around Myanmar’s embassy and other diplomatic missions Friday after two Indonesian men were arrested on suspicion of plotting...

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